Fall Prevention for Older Adults

StaircaseDid you know…

  • 1/3 of Americans over age 65 fall each year
  • Falls cause 90% of fractures in those over age 65
  • Falls are the leading cause of injury death in adults over 65
  • Simple solutions may greatly reduce your risk of falling

Preventing falls is a key factor in improving the lives of older adults. Through this site, you will find information that can be used to make important life and environmental changes. Please use this site as a tool to help prevent falls in older adults and let us know if you have any comments or suggestions.

Fall Prevention information is just another way that the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is meeting the needs of older Texans!

 

Last updated: July 1, 2015

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